Citing exposure to the UST stablecoin and Celsius Network 'bank', crypto fund operator Invictus Capital, which was set up by South Africans and claims to have more than $135 million under management in investment funds in the Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands, has suspended redemptions and is attempting to re-organize under the oversight of voluntary liquidators appointed for its Cayman parent company.
Judgment striking out action for "an abuse of process of the Court" in Andrey Titarenko v. Appleby (BVI) Limited, Terence Wyndham Wong, Andrew Willins, Laure-Astrid Wigglesworth, and Fraser Mitchell at the British Virgin Islands High Court.
In this video, leading international fraud and value recovery attorneys take questions and discuss emerging and dominant issues that impact one's ability to be successful and effective. This session was intended to be informal and interactive and represented an opportunity for the audience to have their questions answered by experts who have 'been there, seen it, done it'. Speakers: Martin Kenney (Martin Kenney & Co. Solicitors), Sebastian Said (Appleby), William Kraus (Butzel Long), Yves Klein (Monfrini Bitton Klein)
Claim Form in Andrey Titarenko v. Appleby (BVI) Limited, Terence Wyndham Wong, Andrew Willins, Laure-Astrid Wigglesworth, and Fraser Mitchell at the British Virgin Islands High Court.
Winding Up Petition in the matter of Pacific Drilling Company Limited, described as being part of a Houston, Texas-based group that is "primarily engaged in the international offshore drilling market, specialising in providing deepwater and harsh environment drilling services", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.
Amended Judgment for $1 billion against Celtic Pharmaceutical Holdings LP, of Bermuda; Celtic Pharma Management LP, of Bermuda; Targeted Delivery Technologies Holdings Ltd., of Malta; Targeted Delivery Technologies Ltd., of Malta; Celtic Pharma Management Ltd., of Bermuda; Celtic Pharma FIX Ltd., of Bermuda; Celtic Pharma FIX Venture Ltd., of Bermuda, and John Mayo, of England in Highland Crusader Offshore Partners LP, of Bermuda; Highland Credit Opportunities CDO Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Highland Credit Strategies Master Fund LP, of Bermuda; Highland Restoration Capital Partners Master LP, of Delaware, and NexPoint Credit Strategies Fund, of Delaware v. Celtic Pharma Phinco BV, of the Netherlands; Targeted Delivery Technologies Holdings Ltd., of Malta; Targeted Delivery Technologies Ltd., of Malta; Xenova Group Ltd., of England; TDT 044 Ltd., of Bermuda; TDT 054 Ltd., of Bermuda; TDT 077 Ltd., of Bermuda; Celtic Pharmaceutical Holdings LP, of Bermuda; Celtic Pharma Services Bermuda Ltd., of Bermuda; Auven Therapeutics Management LLLP, of the U.S. Virgin Islands, f.k.a. Celtic Therapeutics Management LLLP, as successor-in-interest to Celtic Pharma Management LP; Celtic Pharma Management LP, of Bermuda; Celtic Pharma Management Company Ltd., of Bermuda; Celtic Pharma FIX Ltd., of Bermuda; Celtic Pharma FIX Venture Ltd., of Bermuda; Stephen Evans-Freke, of Ireland and the United Kingdom, and John Mayo, of England, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.
Application by Pioneer Recovery Fund LP and Champlain Investment Holdings Ltd., both of the Cayman Islands, to take discovery from Amanda Wilson, Pedro Santiago, Astrid Pillay, and Charles Holzer regarding "a series of purported frauds perpetrated by the late Mr. Lance Valdez and subsequent directors and officers of the Fund [Pioneer Recovery Fund], who used the Fund as the instrument of a fraud perpetrated against the Fund's founder, Vermeer Investments Limited" for use in legal proceedings in the Bahamas against Subacu Investment Partners LP, of the Bahamas; Beecham Ltd., of the Bahamas; Crescent Advisers Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Pioneer Investment Management Ltd., of the Bahamas; Universal Corporate Limited, of Ireland; Jason Sweeney, Dasha Valdez, nee Dasha Pastoukhova, a resident of the Bahamas; London Capital Holdings Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; PCH Ltd., of the Bahamas; Subacu Holdings Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; Guam Investment Services, of the British Virgin Islands; 10 East 63rd Street Inc., of New York, and Amanda Wilson, of New York, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Judgment regarding an appeal against a lower court's dismissal of a claim against a Cayman Islands-based corporate services provider regarding Axiom Legal Financing Fund, described as having committed "a very substantial fraud in which over US$ 120 million ... was misappropriated by Tim Schools", in Steven Goodman, a lawyer specializing in litigation funding v. DMS Governance Limited at the Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands.
Petition and Complaint alleging an "illicit scheme" to avoid "a global asset freeze" issued by the Royal Court of Jersey "using a network of shadowy offshore entities and trusts" in BNP Paribas Jersey Trust Corporation Limited, of Jersey, in the Channel Islands, and David Shute, as Liquidator of Twenty-Three Investments Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands v. Edoarda Crociani, described as a resident of Monaco "whose net worth is estimated to be hundreds of millions of dollars"; Apollo Trust, of Anguilla; United Trust (Anguilla) Limited, of Anguilla, and United International Trust NV, of Curaçao, both as Trustees of the Apollo Trust, at the Circuit Court of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, in and for Miami-Dade County, Florida.
Contempt of Court Judgment in BNP Paribas Jersey Trust Corporation v. Camilla de Bourbon des Deux Siciles at the Royal Court of Jersey, in the Channel Islands.
Complaint regarding $30 million invested in a fraudulent scheme by Bernard Madoff in Access Advantage Master Ltd., domiciled in the British Virgin Islands, based in Corte Madera, California v. Alpha Prime Fund Ltd., of Bermuda, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.
Brazilian bankers Katia Rabello and Fernando Toledo and related companies have obtained summary judgment in the Cayman Islands against major offshore law firm Walkers and will ask the court to award damages of up to $400 million, the plaintiffs' lead attorney has announced.
Selected filings with Bermuda's Registrar of Companies by Liquid Funding Ltd., which was dissolved on November 25th, 2015 after going into Members' Voluntary Liquidation and whose chairman and director was Jeffrey Epstein, a USA-based financier who was criminally indicted on two counts of sex trafficking at federal court in Manhattan on July 2nd, 2019. These records, comprising 357 pages, were obtained by OffshoreAlert from Bermuda's Registrar of Companies on July 24th, 2019 and, inter alia, include a Private Placement Memorandum, the registration of mortgage charges, an agreement for derivatives trading, and liquidation notice.
An Interpol Red Notice has been issued against U.K. national Ramesh Dusoruth, who evidently fled Bermuda after being criminally charged with swindling "several million dollars" from investors in his offshore finance group, which includes firms in Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Channel Islands, Cyprus, England, Malta, Netherlands, and possibly the BVI.
Petition in Providence Investment Management International Limited v. Providence Fixed Income Fund SPC at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.
Bel Trade Investment Holdings Ltd. et al v. Bel Trade Properties (China) Ltd. et al: Originating Application
Originating Application in Bel Trade Investment Holdings Limited, SS Management Consultants SA, and CP Sze & Co. v. Bel Trade Properties (China) Limited (in liquidation), Stuart Charles Edward Mackellar, Fok Hei Yu, and Roderick John Sutton at the British Virgin Islands High Court.
Guardian N ews and Media's Defense in Appleby Global Group LLC v. British Broadcasting Corporation and Guardian News and Media Limited at the High Court, in London.
Particulars of Claim in Appleby Global Group LLC v. British Broadcasting Corporation and Guardian News and Media Limited at the High Court, in London.
Originating Summons in Abdulmagid Breish v. The Libyan Investment Authority, Dr. Ali Mahmoud Hassan Mohamed, Dr. Abdelsalam Ahmed Ageela Alkizza, Upper Brook (I) Limited, Ahmed Mohammed Jehani, and Ali Jalal Baruni at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.
One of the offshore finance industry's biggest law firms - Appleby - has disclosed that it is being investigated by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and invited any concerned clients to call it to discuss the matter.
Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding by Andrew Morrison and David Griffin, as the Foreign Representatives of Life Premium Fund SPC, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
Offshore funds in Bermuda and Curacao - ADG Absolute Diversified Growth Fund and Enterprise Emerging Markets Fund - were used by fraudsters in India to launder the proceeds of a $125 million investment scam by Bombay Stock Exchange-listed technology firm Geodesic Ltd., according to Mumbai police.
Trading in one of the main fund-raising vehicles for the fraudulently-operated Privilege Wealth investment group has been suspended by the Bermuda Stock Exchange after its Listing Sponsor, Estera Securities, formerly Appleby Securities, apparently resigned.
Five months after being exposed as a fraud by OffshoreAlert, the Privilege Wealth investment scheme has collapsed, with an insider claiming there is a deficit of more than $40 million. Redemptions to investors have been suspended, Privilege Wealth's main office - a call center in Panama - has closed after the attempted murder of its boss - a fraud fugitive in Spain - and unpaid payroll and the group's registered agent in Gibraltar has resigned.
A Gibraltar judge has ordered an inspection of the books and records of a limited partnership that underpins the Privilege Wealth investment group, which was exposed as a fraudulent enterprise by OffshoreAlert five months ago. The order was issued after Privilege Wealth allegedly ignored a request for inspection from one of its limited partners.
Notorious British swindler Brett Jolly is secretly behind a global investment fraud being perpetrated under the name 'Privilege Wealth', OffshoreAlert can reveal. The scheme involves a sprawling web of companies and operators in Bermuda, BVI, Cayman Islands, Curacao, Dubai, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Jersey, Luxembourg, Panama, Seychelles, South Africa, Spain, UK, and USA.
Specially Endorsed Writ of Summons in Admiral Lear Anderson v. Admiral Cleveland Anderson at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.
Application for Leave to Apply for Judicial Review in Appleby (Cayman) Limited v. The Chief Immigration Officer regarding work permits issued to former Appleby attorneys Jonathan Bernstein and Ian Gobin to work at Harneys, Westwood & Riegels law firm, filed at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.
Greatex Trade & Investment Ltd. v. Eighteen Ltd.: Amended Petition to Enforce Foreign Arbitral Award
Amended Petition to Enforce Foreign Arbitral Award in Greatex Trade & Investment Limited v. Eighteen Ltd. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
First Report of Joint Official Liquidators in Cayman Islands Monetary Authority v. Brighton SPC at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.
An obscure Bermuda-domiciled private equity fund - ADG Absolute Diversified Growth Fund - has applied to liquidate an even more obscure and long ago defunct BVI shell company - Lasdun Ventures - for alleged failure to repay a $52 m loan, a transaction whose substance is open to question.